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Archives: October 2011

A Bit of a SQL Saturday 99 Update…

I’ve been a bit busy while planning this year’s SQL Saturday in Minnesota.  Unfortunately, that hasn’t led to a lot of updates on our upcoming event.  On the plus side, I got married, had a honeymoon, and attended the best PASS Summit ever.  If you haven’t started thinking about it,… Read more

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Posted in StrateSQL on 26 October 2011

PASS Summit 2011 Session Materials

I’ll be posting a summit wrap-up after I return next week from my honeymoon.  Until then, though, I wanted to make sure that anyone that wanted them, had the materials I used in my presentation.

Extended Events - Work Smarter, Not Harder (PASS 2011)

Execution plans are stored after execution…

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Posted in StrateSQL on 15 October 2011

PASS Summit 2011 – Keynote Day #3

Final day at the PASS Summit. That means it’s time to hear from David Dewitt. This is the keynote of the week. And I am glad to be able to put up a blog about this from the bloggers table….

The Key Note

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  1. David Dewitt at the PASS…
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Posted in StrateSQL on 14 October 2011

Lyrics for “Hold On”

Since I put up the lyrics for “SQL and I Know It”, it only makes sense to continue the tradition and give you all the lyrics for the latest song.  Of course, this is questionably “music” but at least they entertain me.  When I first started doing all… Read more

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Posted in StrateSQL on 11 October 2011

MADPASS Follow-Up

A couple weeks back, I drove out to Madison to present at the MADPASS user group.  These guys have a great setup for recording and broadcasting their meetings.  Unfortunately, my laptop did not cooperate with the event and the broadcast of my session didn’t go so well.  To help get… Read more

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Posted in StrateSQL on 10 October 2011

SQL Saturday 98 Follow-Up

I’ve been meaning to follow-up with links to the presentations that I delivered at SQL Saturday 98.  It’s a few weeks late, but they are all now uploaded to the SQL Saturday site.  If you don’t want to go there, you can get this here as well:

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Posted in StrateSQL on 10 October 2011

PASS 2011 Countdown – Starting Now

Seriously, the clock is ticking and you should be in your car or a plane for PASS Summit by now.  If you haven’t registered yet, you’re past cutting it close.  Click the banner and do the deed, then get over to the convention center.

In the spirit of all… Read more

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Posted in StrateSQL on 9 October 2011

Lyrics for “SQL and I Know It”

I hadn’t planned to post the lyrics for yesterday’s song, but Mark Vaillancourt (Blog | @markvsql) thought that I should.  Since he’s a trusted peer, I figured why not.  So below are the lyrics I used to ruin LMFAO’s Sexy and I Know It.  What song would you… Read more

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Posted in StrateSQL on 7 October 2011

PASS 2011 Countdown – 1 Week To Go

Oh, dear! One more week until this year’s PASS Summit.  If you haven’t registered yet, you’re really cutting it close.  It’s really easy to do, click on the banner below and enter some information about you and your finances – invest in your career by just typing in a… Read more

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Posted in StrateSQL on 6 October 2011

October Monthly SQL Server Checklist

It’s the first Monday of the October and it’s time to do a monthly checkup.  If you are like me, you may be headed out to the PASS Summit next week and a vacation the week after.  That means that the checklist is even more important this month for me,… Read more

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Posted in StrateSQL on 3 October 2011